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Sep 5, 2010 11:00am EDT
presidential address from the oval office used to be a huge news event, one that journalists would slice and dice and chew over for days. but barack obama's speech on iraq came and went after the usual partisan squabbling. did the media turn the page on this war long ago? >>> "time" magazine says obama is mr. unpopular that america is isla ma phobic, that israel doesn't care about peace. managing editor rick stengel will be here. >>> washington post sports writer mike wise puts a fake scoop on twitter and winds up with a month's suspension for the talk radio stunt. did he get off too easy? we'll ask him. >> plus, a new political website in texas has yet to make a dime. does this sort of journalism have a future? i'm howard kurtz and this is "reliable sources." >>> it was presidential obama's second formal address from the oval office about a bloody war that dominated american politics for years and left the media's reputation tarnished. the stage seemed set for a major international story. >> so tonight, i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. "operation
Sep 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
crazy. >> well, for one thing, for us, the book is not sacred. >> but it is for them. it is for them. >> by us doing this action -- >> so if i don't --] [ all talking at once ] >> this week just as the sntroversy over the so-called mosque in manhattaneemed to be winding down, the media gave terrjones a mighty mega phone. when david patraeus to he "wall street journal" that such a bonfire might endanger ouamerican troops, the echo chamber got even louder. >> before this week, most people had never heard of pastor terry jones. >> now one florida church is planning to burn copies of the koran on the anniversary of 9/11 this weekend. >> today the pope called on him to stop. and we asked the pasr, what would jesus do? >> coming up, a psycho pastorn florida is turning 9/11 into burn koran day. >> some kooks in florida are plotting an insulting display agains muslims this week. >> why burn the koran? so that people will say the name of their congregation and their pastor on television, which personally i can't stomach. >> do youreally think that sus christ, if he were here today, would say,
Sep 19, 2010 11:00am EDT
, been fair to christine o'donnell and the tea party movement she represents? joining us now here in washington, craig crawford, columnist for "congressional quarterly." in new york john avlon, senior political columnist for the daily beast and a cnn contributor. and in san francisco debra saunders, columnist for the "san francisco chronicle" who also blogs at token conservative. john avlon, christine o'donnell has a checkered history no, question about that, but is the press piling on now? >> no. i think they're doing their due diligence after the fact, though. and that's part of the problem. a lot of conservative magazines, "weekly standard, "reason," "even "national review" tried in the late innings of this primary campaign to start raising very legitimate questions about her fitness for office, her qualifications, her honesty. that's what we're supposed to do, is hold political figures accountable and to try to be the honest brokers here. the problem is it came very late and now it's all happening after the fact. she has the nomination. and of course the gop's very nervous about
Sep 26, 2010 11:00am EDT
during a reporting trip to the country. she'll tell us about it and whether the coverage is capturing the level of violence. >>> there of a time when running for office meant running for journalist but not now. christine o'donnell is the tlieft announce on knox news that she won't talk to the noos national media in the senate race. why are these candidates ducking questions? >>> and you may have heard that jon stewart and stephen colbert are coming to town. is this comedic fodder, street theater, or cultural criticism? >>> dick cabot on "satire and social change." i'm howard kurtz, and this is "reliable sources." >>> network presidents are very much like baseball managers. job security isn't part of the package. jeff zucker told me he knew he might be shown the door when cable giant comcast agreed to buy nbc news from general electric, but that didn't make him any less emotional about being booted from the place he spent the last quarter of a century. >> jeff zucker, the ceo of nbc news universal, a former executive producer this broadcast and the "today" show, announced he'll be leav
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